MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics97.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7693
MotherboardMSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141216
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 06:33
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8350-$115
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
54.8% Above average
SC Int 81.8
SC Float 72.1
SC Mixed 74.9
61% 76.3 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 270
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 422
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Lighting 296
Reflection 286
Parallax 297
92% 293 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 283
Splatting 230
102% 238 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
75GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 154
Write 139
Mixed 106
99% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.27
102% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16JTF1G64AZ-1G6E1 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
27.4% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 8.5
25% 8.83 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 9.1
22% 7.73 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 970 GAMING (MS-7693) Builds (Compare 10,108 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $638
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